Sen. Chapin Rose

Filed: 4/12/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2520 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
55-1186 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-1186 new)
7    Sec. 5-1186. Conflict of interest with State's Attorney.
8If a majority of the county board, by resolution, determines
9that there is a conflict of interest between the State's
10Attorney and the county board, the county board may petition
11the circuit court to authorize the county board to hire
12outside legal counsel. The authorization shall be limited to
13representing the county board in civil matters involving the
14county board and shall be for the duration of the conflict of



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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.".